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Local business, done better together Kent Invicta Chamber offers a membership service that is designed to enhance, protect and connect your business.

Representing more than 1,200 organisations collectively employing around 125,000 people across all sectors, we work locally, nationally and internationally to support businesses from sole traders to multinational corporations.

Our aim is to create the buoyant, diversified regional economy that will enable our members and their employees to be more successful and prosperous, whatever their size or ambitions.

Small businesses partner with us for a wide variety of reasons, selecting the ingredients that work for them from our extensive menu of services. That’s why, on average, our members get a 3:1 return on their investment in membership.

Whether it’s to make your organisation more successful by developing your connections, enhancing the expertise of your workforce or increasing your profile across our print, digital and social media platforms, together we can achieve what we could not individually.

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Small business with massive ambitions?

We work closely with businesses of all sizes, understanding the pressures and ambitions of small organisations. You'd be surprised how much your business has in common with others, find out how you can benefit from joining us.

Representation

Although we’re deeply rooted locally, Chambers are part of a wider movement with national influence. We take our understanding of what’s important to local businesses like yours to the national forum through the Economic Development Groups.

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Business Advice

Whether you’re a new start-up, an established business looking to grow or just need someone to talk to, the Chamber’s Business Support Team can offer the professional advice, guidance and information required to help you succeed.  

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Meet the right people

It is about what you know but who you know can come in pretty handy. Our networking events will put you in touch with the right people over a calendar of different events, from breakfast meetings to the After Hours club, to help you develop and grow.  

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BCC: Disappointing Lack Of Progress On Continuity Trade Agreements  

Friday 22nd February, 2019 The lack of progress revealed today is an incredibly disappointing, though not unexpected admission. This is unfortunately yet another example where politicians have overpromised and undelivered - and it is businesses and consumers both at home and abroard that will pay the price.

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National Careers Service Offers Free Support For Older Workers 

Tuesday 19th February, 2019 As the UK workforce ages and fewer young people enter the labour market, employers will increasingly need to rely on the skills and experience of older workers if they are to remain competitive, increase productivity and growth, and avoid skills shortages in the future. 

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Cabinet Agrees To Solar Farm Proposal As Ashford Leads The Way In Kent  

Monday 18th February, 2019 Ashford Borough Council’s Cabinet has agreed to a proposal for a solar farm project in Shadoxhurst. The 50 acre site (equivalent to 20 football pitches) was purchased by the council in 2017 and is currently used for grazing with little scope for alternative agricultural use. 

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